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    EXPERIENCE OUR
    STEM KITS

    Are you a teacher or home school parent looking for STEM related materials? The Akron Summit County Main Library can assist you with our available STEM kits .

    STEM Kits
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    TEEN
    CLASSROOM SET

    If you are a middle or high school teacher who is planning to have an entire class read the same book, you may want to reserve a Teen Classroom Set.

    Teen Classroom Sets
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    TIMES
    WERE A-CHANGIN'

    Browse these titles to take yourself back to the Summer of ’69!

    Times Were A Changin'

NEW & NOTABLE

Browse bestsellers, movies, music and other titles just added to the library catalog! Formerly known as “Featured Item Lists”.

New & Notable

DATABASES

Research? We have you covered! Select any of our web-based reference databases for all of your research needs.

Databases by Subject or Databases A-Z

DIGITAL MEDIA

Borrow free TV shows, movies, ebooks, audiobooks, comics, and music with your ASCPL library card.

Digital Media

Library News

IMAGE Mind, Body & Sole Registration begins on June 3
Article Published: May 07, 2019
A reading and wellness experience for the whole family to enjoy. Read More...
IMAGE Libraries = Strong Communities: Celebrate National Library Week April 7-13, 2019
Article Published: March 27, 2019
National Library Week is an annual celebration highlighting the valuable role libraries, librarians, and library workers... Read More...
Harvest for Hunger
Article Published: March 28, 2019
The Akron-Summit County Public Library will be a collection site for Harvest for Hunger donations during the month of... Read More...

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Locations & Hours


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Main Library

60 South High Street, Akron, Ohio 44326
330.643.9000

Monday: 10 am - 8 pm
Tuesday: 10 am - 8 pm
Wednesday: 10 am - 8 pm
Thursday: 10 am - 8 pm
Friday: 10 am - 6 pm
Saturday: 10 am - 5 pm
Sunday: 1 pm - 5 pm

Drive-Up Window closes ten minutes before the building closes for the day

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Science for Children and Teens

Ellet Branch Library
Use Play dough to learn the basics of electrical circuits
Monday, March 12 from 4-5 pm. Ages 5-12

Green Branch Library
Teens, get in touch with your inner mad Scientist
Saturday, March 3 at 11 am

Main Library
After School STEAM programs for grades K-6
Wednesdays March 7, 14, 21, 28 from 4-5 pm

Maple Valley Branch Library
Teens, learn about science with tech kits, learn about the Akron Zoo and use marshmallow peeps in science
Tuesdays March 6, 13, and 27 at 3:30 pm

Norton Branch Library
Teens join us for science topics
Tuesday, March 20 at 4 pm